An extremely successful election boycott in Northern Kosovo shows that the denial of self-determination is still not working.
Giving up Artsakh
The independence of Artsakh (or Nagorno-Karabakh), precarious but effective for more than 30 years under Armenian and ultimately Russian protection, looks set to be extinguished.
Election preview: French Polynesia
Recent political stability in French Polynesia seems to be more due to a change in the electoral system than to underlying voter preferences.
Bulgaria & Montenegro
Bulgarian voters have stuck to the general pattern seen in the previous four elections, while Montenegro's reformists scored a big victory.
Finland shifts rightwards
A dead heat in Finland: the Social Democrat-led government loses its majority, but the shape of its likely replacement is far from clear.
Election preview: Finland
Sunday's Finnish election looks like producing an outcome similar to the last one, which is good news for the Social Democrat prime minister.
Bulgaria makes five
Bulgaria just keeps on having elections without resolving anything. Number five is coming up on Sunday.
March electoral roundup
Our regular look at election news around the world. This month, Kazakhstan, Montenegro, Kuwait and the Netherlands.
Macron scrapes through
Emmanuel Macron secures approval for his pension reform plan by treating it as an issue of confidence, but the opposition comes close to stopping him.
Scottish nationalism in trouble
With the cause of independence becalmed, the Scottish National Party is engaged in a messy leadership contest that is showcasing its internal differences.